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Building Owners and Managers Association
For BOMA Central New York

Richard C. Rivers
The Rivers Organization
312 West Commercial St.
East Rochester, NY 14445
P. 585-586-6906
F. 585-385-6053
Cell 585-355-6037 – call any time
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What has been the industry impact of the COVID-19 crisis? What are the implications for the future of commercial real estate? BOMA International President Henry Chamberlain addressed these questions and more during his State of the Industry address, sponsored by Yardi, at the virtual BOMA International Conference & Expo last month. Virtual conference attendees also heard his predictions on emerging industry trends, including the growth of touchless technology and a greater focus on wellness.

If you missed these and other insights, the entire virtual conference is available to view on demand. Register for the conference now and access the general sessions, virtual education and TOBY® Awards ceremony from the comfort of your home or office.
Visit the exhibit hall to explore the industry’s best solutions from our vendor partners—everything you need to create and sustain competitive, high-performance buildings. Check out the Virtual Directory and Show Guide to find the exhibitors you need to help you solve any workplace challenge.
Buyer Beware: Practical Tips for Germicidal Lighting Use
Facility managers must be diligent about germicidal lighting to ensure what they're buying is safe and effective against coronavirus. 
Essential Workers: Facility Managers' Expanded Role During the Pandemic
New ways of interacting with departments and expanded responsibilities must be part of a total strategic plan based on the organization's pandemic response priorities. 
6 Tips to Prevent Electrical Switchgear Downtime
Prevent common problems, avoid costly issues. Here are six strategies for avoiding electrical switchgear downtime. 
News & Views
Insulation Blanket Saves Hospital 15 Million Pounds of Steam
COVID-19 Reopening Risk: What's In Your Building's Water System?
Stagnant water can be a breeding ground for waterborne pathogens, like legionella. Here's how to reduce the risk. 
News & Views
Schools Thinking Outside the Box on Coronavirus
3 Strategies to Prevent HVAC from Spreading Airborne Coronavirus
Good ventilation, filtration, and humidity control strategies are crucial to mitigating the spread of airborne coronavirus in facilities. 
Watch for Upcoming Events
Upcoming Webcast | August 27th
Using Plumbing Technology for Safe and Efficient Environments
Understand how plumbing technology improves efficiencies
Learn from experienced asset management professionals

The Business of Buildings Asset Management Course: Meet the Modules
Do you want to gain a foundational understanding of asset management and how to best communicate with owners and asset managers? Then The Business of Buildings: A Property Manager’s Guide to Asset Management, a certificate program created by BOMA International and BOMI, is perfect for you!
During this comprehensive program, you'll learn the fundamental competencies of asset management—an essential skill set for today’s property manager. The program will be offered virtually this year from September 9-10.

Module 1: Asset Management through the Lens of the Investment Cycle

Explore the basics of asset management, including what drives commercial real estate investments. Discover best practices for acquiring assets; key elements of management during the asset holding period; and strategies for selling assets.

Module 2: Impacting the Bottom Line: Creating Asset Value and Controlling Costs
Learn a variety of methods for creating value through acquired assets, as well as how to distinguish the impact of increasing income from decreasing expenses, particularly within the context of lease structuring.

Module 3: Making Strategic Decisions based on Economic Trends and Market Conditions
Find out how to account for local real estate market conditions and current economic trends as you weigh whether to acquire new assets, sell existing ones or change strategies for management of assets in the holding period.
Module 4: Capital Planning for Increased Financial Returns
Learn what to consider when evaluating the potential value increase to be achieved through capital improvements.
Module 5: Developing a Leasing Plan to Maximize Value
Address a variety of factors to be evaluated when developing a leasing plan. Through the analysis of these factors, you’ll learn how to consider long-term impacts to investment objectives.

Module 6: Capstone Exercise
Apply your knowledge through building case studies before taking your knowledge into the “real world.”

Earn Continuing Education Credit (CEU):
This certificate may be applied as 10 credit hours to the point requirement in the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program to maintain active status in the BOMI International RPA and FMA designation programs. It may also be applied for 10 hours toward the education hours required to take the Certified Manager of Commercial Properties (CMCP) exam or continuing education units for other education requirements.
NYSCAR and CCIM, Upstate NY Chapter,
Monday, Sept 28
at The Cavalry Club in Manlius, NY
We hope you are Healthy & Safe!
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